Are you interested in pursuing a career in body piercing? If so, this introductory course will teach you the theory of body piercing and the foundation knowledge required to join this exciting industry.
Introduction to Body Piercing is an online professional development course that will give you the skills and knowledge to assess client requirements and understand the theory of piercing the nose, ear cartilage or navel and attach body jewellery. In this online body piercing course, you will also explore the requirements of relevant skin penetration guidelines and learn how to adhere to infection control and workplace policies and procedures.
On completion of this body piercing course, you will feel confident to enter the body piercing industry with the theory and knowledge required to practice competently.
Unit 1 - Pierce Ears
Prepare service area
Check piercing equipment
Materials and products
Prepare the client
Check client details
Where to pierce ear
Precautions or treatable conditions
Minimising blood to blood contact
Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising
Manage adverse effects
Cleaning and disinfecting equipment
Provide after care advice
Unit 2 - Provide upper body piercing
Confirm treatment plan
Prepare client for service
Skin conditions and allergies
Keloid and hypertrophic scars
Record piercing details
Prepare the service area
Hygiene and skin penetration guidelines
Infection control guidelines
Perform body piercing
Prepare the client
Provide post-treatment advice
Care for specific treatment sites
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 20 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! Total cost for optional printed materials is: $100.00 for this course. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.